§ 13. Vacancy


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  • In case of the death, resignation or permanent disability of the Mayor, or whenever a vacancy in the office of Mayor shall occur for any reason, and in case of the death, resignation or permanent disability of the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem, the Vice Mayor Pro Tem shall act as Mayor and shall possess all of the rights and powers of the Mayor and perform all of his duties, under the official title, however, of Vice Mayor Pro Tem until an election is ordered by the City Council to fill the vacancy in the office of Mayor and a successor has been elected and shall have qualified. Said election, should a vacancy occur in the Office of Mayor, shall be called by the City Council and held within thirty days after the vacancy occurred and notice by publication given for at least twenty days, as may be required by law. (Added by amendment August 14, 1982)